Tanka 34

34.
Well-heeled businessman.
Non-swimmer. Went out too far
in the ocean. Drowned
despite his high-priced swimsuit.
A few lessons might have helped.

2/2/17

Artist trading card, 2014.

Artist trading card, 2014.

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12 thoughts on “Tanka 34

    • Yes, I did have a model in mind, and then it expanded to include so many I have met over the years. People often overestimate themselves. And as a former lifeguard, to get to the specific context here, well, I saw a lot of people who think they can swim until they…can’t.

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